Debevoise & Plimpton LLP announced today that Megan Arrogante has joined the firm’s New York office as counsel in the Insurance Group. In her new role, Ms. Arrogante will focus on complex corporate and transactional matters for clients operating in the insurance industry.
Ms. Arrogante brings to the firm deep experience in advising insurance companies, private equity firms, insurance producers, reinsurers, start-ups and investors on a broad range of transactional matters, including structuring complex carve-out transactions through reinsurance and administrative services arrangements. She has also advised domestic and international insurance companies on corporate governance matters including the formation of entities, reorganizations, conversions, divestitures and dissolutions.
“In 2021 our global insurance practice experienced an exceptional level of demand, particularly for M&A counsel among both insurance companies and private equity firms active in the market, and we expect that strong pipeline to keep growing,” said Nick Potter, Co-Chair of the firm’s Insurance Group and Financial Institutions Group. “Megan has an exceptional background advising the full range of insurance market participants on their most complex transactional matters. Her joining our group helps us continue to provide excellent service to our clients as they execute transactions across all sectors of the increasingly dynamic insurance industry.”
Prior to joining Debevoise, Ms. Arrogante worked at another international law firm. Earlier in her career, she served as an in-house attorney at CUNA Mutual Group.
Ms. Arrogante received her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School magna cum laude in 2010 and her B.A. from DePaul University summa cum laude in 2007.
Debevoise’s global insurance practice brings decades of experience to the most complex insurance industry transactions, high-stakes disputes and challenging regulatory engagements. The team is consistently engaged for major insurance industry mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings, reinsurance transactions, investments, restructurings and a host of other transactions, for both insurance companies and private equity firms active in the insurance market. The group has leading practices in the important insurance centers of New York, London and Hong Kong.